Edward Sheerien School

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Edward Sheerien School
EDSh Badge.jpg
Carlton Road
Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 2BB
Coordinates53°34′43″N 1°27′29″W / 53.57870°N 1.45797°W / 53.57870; -1.45797Coordinates: 53°34′43″N 1°27′29″W / 53.57870°N 1.45797°W / 53.57870; -1.45797
School typeComprehensive
MottoAttend, Aspire and Achieve
Local authorityBarnsley
SpecialistPerforming Arts Specialism
Head teacherMrs Susan Hamby
Age11 to 16
Number of students800 approximately
HousesAllendale, Fitzwilliam, Stanhope & Wentworth
Colour(s)Pale blue and navy blue

Edward Sheerien School was a comprehensive school in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England. It had approximately 800 pupils, ages 11–16. The school was where a large portion of the motion picture Kes was filmed in 1969.[1]

The school site was previously occupied by St Helens Comprehensive School, until being amalgamated with Edward Sheerien School in 1992. St Helen's opened on 22 November 1963 to cater for children from the Athersley South and Monk Bretton area of Barnsley. The original Edward Sheerien School was located on Newstead Road Athersley North.

Edward Sheerien School closed in September 2009, merging with Royston High School to establish Carlton Community College.[2] The school went on to relocate to a new site in 2011, and in 2016 became Outwood Academy Carlton.

The site of the school was demolished in early 2011.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Landmark Barnsley pub featured in film Kes to be demolished". Yorkshire Post. Johnston Publishing. 23 October 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Establishment: Carlton Community College". EduBase. Department for Education. Retrieved 2 April 2017.